The new SousVide Supreme lacks a water pump but heats water accurately enough to cook most foods perfectly. The company also makes a $130 countertop vacuum sealer similar to FoodSaver and Seal-a-Meal. $450; www.surlatable.com.
Food cooked sous vide—simmered in vacuum-sealed plastic bags—becomes incredibly moist and flavorful. And now this chefs' method is coming to home kitchens. F&W tests it out using three different methods, plus delicious recipes to try at home.